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World leaders to meet virtually to coordinate virus response

By AYA BATRAWY Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Leaders of the world’s most powerful economies will convene virtually on Thursday to try and coordinate a response to the fast-spreading coronavirus, which has shuttered businesses and forced well over a quarter of the world’s population into home isolation. The meeting for the Group […]

Rolling out Edge Computing in the UAE

Etisalat has made a multi-year edge computing partnership with Microsoft, which the UAE-based telco claims, will underpin future 5G services. Details are not yet fully available, but Etisalat says it wants to create a digital platform on Azure that can incorporate exciting technologies such as automation and AI. Along with 5G, it will “enable new […]

5 Tech prediction flops for 2020

No one said that predicting the future is easy and with the rate at which the digital world is advancing, it is perhaps easy to get ahead of ourselves. So what did consumers raise their tech hopes for in 2020, that can no longer be expected? Uber’s flying cars In 2017 Uber predicted we’d be […]

Ethics and Artificial Intelligence

In the development and design phase of Artificial Intelligence software, the developer runs the risk of erroneously inserting data that may cause bias in the system. With the countless lines of code in each application, it can be challenging to know what values are being programmed in software and how algorithms reach decisions. What measures […]

Iran internet slowly revives; US sanctions telecom minister

By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The internet slowly trickled back on in Iran on Friday after a dayslong shutdown by authorities amid protests and unrest that followed government-set gasoline prices sharply rising, as the U.S. sanctioned the country’s prominent telecommunications minister over the outage. A week after the gasoline […]